Transforming medical devices for improved patient outcomes

Renu Virmani, M.D., F.A.C.C.
Founder, President and Medical Director, CVPath Institute
Clinical Professor, Department of Pathology at Georgetown University, University of Maryland-Baltimore, George Washington University and Vanderbilt University
Former Chairperson, Department of Cardiovascular Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology

Renu Virmani, M.D., F.A.C.C. is an internationally renowned cardiovascular pathologist who is recognized as a leading researcher in the field of cardiovascular disease treatments. Dr. Virmani serves as the President and Medical Director of CVPath Institute, which she founded in 2005.

Dr. Virmani lectures at international scientific meetings and has delivered more than 800 presentations globally. She has authored or co-authored over 600 publications in peer-reviewed journals covering atherosclerosis, vulnerable plaque, stents and other cardiovascular diseases. She has edited seven books and written more than 100 book chapters. Dr. Virmani is also a manuscript reviewer for many scientific journals.

Dr. Virmani was awarded the TCT Career Achievement Award by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation. She has been recognized by the Council on Clinical Cardiology of the American Heart Association and delivered the Laennec Clinician Educator Lecture. She was awarded an honorary degree from the University of Antwerp, Belgium and received honorary awards from European Society of Cardiology and EuroPCR.

Dr. Virmani is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Pathology at Georgetown University; University of Maryland-Baltimore; George Washington University; and Vanderbilt University. She was Chairperson of the Department of Cardiovascular Pathology of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology from 1984 until 2004. Dr. Virmani is a member of the American Heart Association, the U.S. and Canadian Academy of Pathology, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.

Dr. Virmani received her M.D. from Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi University, New Delhi, India.